Mississippi River State Water Trail: Brainerd to Little Falls

Mississippi River Trail
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The upper section of this segment reflects the river's "Father of Waters" stereotype as a river of enormity and dignity. Prominent glacial features emerge as you travel down river. There are no major rapids, but use caution, as the current can be deceptively strong in places. About rapids classes. Tell me more about this river's landscape, wildlife, and history.

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Crow Wing and Morrison Counties, central Minnesota
Contact DNR Parks and Trails Central Regional Office: (651) 259-5748.

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